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Annual Easter Avenham ‘Egg Rolling’ cancelled due to Coronavirus

The traditional and much-loved Egg Rolling annual event is cancelled for 2020 due to the coronavirus. The annual event has been a big Easter tradition for Prestonians for over 150 […]

1 week ago
Archie the Chihuahua has a grand day out in Penwortham

Archie after his groom As a Prestonian I occasionally like to shake the parched peas out of my clogs and cross the border into South Ribble to marvel at their giant scones and whinge […]

3 weeks ago
New flood alerts in place for areas around the River Ribble

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown The Environment Agency has issued new flood alerts for Monday as rising river levels put parts of Preston and South Ribble at risk. Low lying land and roads in Higher […]

1 month ago
Preston man arranges charity event after his uncle was diagnosed with prostate cancer

A Preston man has launched a charity event to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK after his uncle was saved by an early diagnosis. James Callagher is organising ‘March for […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement A magical light show is in flight at Avenham Park

Luminous Birds Pic: Kathy Hinde A magical light installation is on display in Avenham Park. As night falls, Luminous Birds by Kathy Hinde comes alive, using synchronised lighting and music to create the sensation of […]

3 months ago
Spot yourself at the Avenham Park Cheeky Santa Dash 2019

Ben's wife Louise with a fellow dasher and daughters (L-R) Heidi, Isobel and Skye Over 170 people took part in the sixth annual Cheeky Santa Dash in Avenham Park to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The 5k two-lap festive family fun run was […]

4 months ago
Ben’s legacy to live on in Avenham’s Cheeky Santa Dash

Avenhams Cheeky Santa Dash will return for its sixth year to help raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The charity is taking over the Cheeky Santa Dash this year in […]

5 months ago
Funding granted to refurbish Haslam Park playground

Part of the playground that will be refurbished The Friends of Haslam Park have secured over £40,000 to refurbish the children’s playground in the park. The group has recently had a bid for a £30,000 grant approved by […]

5 months ago
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